Sandra Ann Springer MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS); Director, Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Veterans Administration Healthcare Services, Newington

Departments & Organizations

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases: AIDS Care Program


Research Interests

Adherence Interventions for HIV+ prisoners with substance use disorders and mental illness, The use of Directly observed antiretroviral therapy (DAART); Buprenorphine/naloxone;extended-release naltrexone for alcohol and opioid dependence among HIV+ Criminal justice populations to improve retention in care post-release and suppress HIV Viral load.  more...


Education

  • B.A., Harvard University, 1990
  • M.D., University of Massachusetts, 1998

Selected Publications

  • Springer SA, Chen S, Altice FL. Depression and symptomatic response among HIV-infected drug users enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of directly administered antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Care. 2009 August; 21; 8: 976-983. [PMC2797133]
  • Springer SA & Bruce R. A pilot survey of attitudes and knowledge of opioid substitution therapy for HIV-infected prisoners. Journal of Opiate Management. 2008 April; 4(2): 81-86. [PMC2476214]
  • Springer SA, Friedland G, Doros, G, Pesanti E, Altice F. Antiretroviral treatment regimens outcomes among HIV-Infected prisoners. HIV Clinical Trials. 2007 Jul-Aug; 8(4):205-212. [PMC2409059]

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